Chickens drinking from guinea pig water bottles??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by billyb, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. billyb

    billyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it true that they can?
     
  2. Tressa27884

    Tressa27884 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep. but until they're using it reliably don't let that be your only water source.
     
  3. billyb

    billyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ww! Howdo I even get them to start or show them how??
     
  4. billyb

    billyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ment to say wow...
     
  5. Zoomom

    Zoomom Certified Cackleberry Consumer

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    Hang up the water bottle, then cluck at them/call them over as if for a treat and tap the nozzle so they see the water come out. Once one gets it, the rest will follow.
     
  6. billyb

    billyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. And I know all of them got it, can I take the gallon chicken waterer out and have a few water bottles instead??
     
  7. Tressa27884

    Tressa27884 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd feel safe doing that, if you have plenty of water bottles for them you should be fine....
     
  8. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'd like to use these bottles but can ACV be used in them? the spout is metal right? would it corrode?
     
  9. billyb

    billyb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yeah, that's right! Can the medacine I put in their water got in the water bottle without ruining the medal? I'm not worried about the water bottle I can go buy another one. But, will it hurt my chicks if it corrode?
     

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